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Flying With Your Significant Other

 

Flying is a lifestyle, it’s a mindset. It’s not just your exciting hobby, it’s an exciting hobby that can be enjoyed together with a significant other and can be used to go to fun places. So many years ago, my dad bought all of us kids a snowmobile… and true to his style, he didn’t […]

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American Flyers Airline Academy

 

Over our 80-year history, we have become known as the ‘Finish-Up Experts’. That’s not a surprise to us, as we have always, and will always continue to cater to the individual looking to complete their private, commercial or instructor license and/or instrument rating. What is a surprise is that not everyone knows about our American […]

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Airline Academy Press Release

 

American Flyers has been training pilots from all over the world since 1939. The school has launched more professional pilot careers than any other organization in the world.  The American Flyers Airline Academy is recognized by the most prestigious airlines, governments and corporations for the quality and structure of their flight training.  Throughout the years, […]

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Student Interview with Gustavia Cartwright

 

Pilot’s Digest: Tell us a little about yourself? Gustavia Cartwright: I’m Gustavia Cartwright but I have gone by the name Gus my whole life. I just recently finished flight training and am now working as a Flight Instructor. Three fun facts about me: I design and sew/make women’s clothing in my free time. I love […]

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Featured Staff: Kat Grossert

 

Kat Grossert has been an indispensable part of American Flyers since 2002. She is a graduate of the American Flyers’ CFI Academy in Pompano Beach, Florida. As a student in the Academy, Kat was recognized for her warm heart, knowledge and enthusiasm for aviation. For those reasons, and many, many more, she was recruited to […]

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Single Pilot In The IFR Environment

 

Chapter 2 of the “Single Pilot In the IFR Environment” reviews how an IFR clearance is picked up in different situations, such as a controlled field vs an uncontrolled field and what our options are. We also discuss Flight Planning, IFR Currency as well as PIC responsibilities. FLIGHT PLANNING The FAA flight plan should be […]

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Women Aviators Who Impacted History

 

By Jill Cole, President of American Flyers The aviation industry is to this day still dominated by males. We often only seem to hear about the great accomplishments of men in the field. However, there are quite a few women who are responsible for turning aviation into what we know it to be today. Amelia […]

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